Travel Blogs from Stockholm
We landed, collected our bags and caught a cab very easily. We are staying at the Hotel Nobis. While the location is good, we were not too impressed with the hotel. When we walked in, there was a small lobby with suitcases all over, people checking in and checking out and we're thinking, "Whoops, wrong hotel for us". We went to our room and it was …
... out a plain barn-like red building, the transit hotel where Edward Snowden is currently staying as the guest of Vladimir Putin. The airport terminal is modern and up-to date with instant free wireless, immaculate rest rooms, and excellent shopping, everything from designer brands to high-quality souvenirs. Bob quips that it's no wonder Snowden likes it here, especially since WikiLeaks is paying for his blinis and caviar!
... for their coronation, so the treasury contains many ancient and beautiful crowns and other coronation objects. The oldest crown or regalia as they are called dates from 1561.
Since 1907 the Swedish elected head of state has chosen not to be coronated therefore was not entitled to wear a crown. This practice has continued through to the current monarch who despite choosing one of the many crowns from the treasury for the duration of ...
... the music world by storm now have a museum in their honour. Jo really wanted to go here and up until today I did not realise how much of a fan she really was. She danced, sung and performed with the band in the interactive section and read every bit of information that she could get her hands on. The museum was a lot of fun, it could be described as (bad pun warning) abbatastic or even (another bad pun) abbamazing and we were happy to have ticked off the ...
... log a mention must be made about the sea gulls. They seem to have the innate ability to work out when departure and arrivals are about to happen. Maybe they listen to ship announcements or perhaps it is just the engine noise that gets them going who knows. Teams of seagulls fly alongside the ship and peer into the windows and balcony areas looking for a tasty morsel. They dive, stall, change direction and do circuits so cleverly it makes you look at them in admiration rather than ...
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